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Lemonade Squares

Lemonade squares are bursting with bright and refreshing lemon flavor. Easy-to-make dessert that’ll have them coming back for seconds!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: lemon bars
Servings: 9
Calories: 308kcal

Ingredients

CRUST

  • 2 1/4 cups graham cracker crumbs see NOTES
  • 1/2 cup melted unsalted butter
  • 1/3 cup sugar

FILLING

  • 2 bars 8 oz each cream cheese at room temperature
  • 5 oz evaporated milk
  • 1 pkg 4 serving size instant lemon pudding mix
  • 3/4 cup thawed and undiluted lemonade concentrate
  • 1 tsp grated lemon zest

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • Mix all crust ingredients in a small bowl; press into a 9 x 9-inch pan.
  • Bake for 10-15 minutes or until crust begins to brown.
  • Remove from oven and cool completely.
  • In a small bowl, whisk pudding mix and evaporated milk for 2 minutes; let stand 2 minutes.
  • Meanwhile, beat cream cheese until light and fluffy.
  • Gradually beat in the lemonade concentrate; stir in the lemon zest.
  • Gradually beat in the pudding mixture, beating well.
  • Pour into pan with cooled crust.
  • Cover and chill at least 4 hours--overnight is best.
  • Makes 9 servings.

Notes

A store-bought graham crust may be substituted for the home-made crust.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 308kcal | Carbohydrates: 45g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 32mg | Sodium: 213mg | Potassium: 99mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 23g | Vitamin A: 353IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 62mg | Iron: 1mg